Do you like to experience some culture during your city trip to Valencia? That will certainly succeed in one of the many museums in the city. There is something for everyone. In this blog I list the best museums with of course all the information you need.
- Museo de las Ciencias Príncipe Felipe
You will certainly notice this museum during your city trip to Valencia. Museo de las Ciencias Príncipe Felipe is part of the famous building of the City of Arts and Sciences in the Túria park. The museum is the largest science museum (26,000 m2) of Spain. It is forbidden to not touch anything in the museum of science and technology! Fun and educational for young and old! Take a look at the website for current information about prices and opening hours: https://www.cac.es/en/home.html.
- Museo Nacional de Cerámica
If you love pottery, mosaic, and decorative items such as clothing and furniture, be sure to visit the National Ceramic Museum. In 1941 the building was declared a historical-artistic monument, so this museum is also worth admiring from the outside. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday (Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm) and on Saturday afternoon (from 4:00 pm) and Sunday free to visit!
- Valencia Cathedral
The museum in the Cathedral of Valencia opened in 1761. It mainly contains paintings from the 15th and 16th centuries, but you can also admire newer works. For a beautiful panoramic view of the city you can climb El Miguelete! This 51-meter-high bell tower of the cathedral is reached by 207 steps. For more information about the museum, visit the website: https://museocatedralvalencia.com/en/#themuseum.
- Center Del Carme
Center Del Carme is the heart of the city center: the museum of contemporary art. The museum, which was an old monastery until 1281, consists of a number of different rooms where many modern exhibitions are held. When there are exhibitions, Center Del Carme is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 9pm and admission is free. Curious about the current exhibitions? Take a look on the website: https://www.consorcimuseus.gva.es/.
- Museu de Prehistòrica de Valencia
This museum was built in 1927 to store bones, coins, tools and ceramics from the earlier Stone and Bronze Age. There are different areas where different themes play a role. After your visit to the museum you can also admire the accompanying garden with beautiful tropical plants while enjoying a cup of coffee. http://www.museuprehistoriavalencia.es/web_mupreva/?q=en In part 2 you can read even more about the different museums in Valencia!